Social Sectors

Social Sectors

Since the late 1990s there has been shift in the way foreign aid is intended to be distributed to the social sectors, moving from traditional forms of project aid towards more comprehensive instruments of development assistance, including public-private partnerships, and international financing mechanisms.

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At the ReCom meeting evaluating the results on aid and social sectors, speakers were asked the question; what role are results-based approaches pla...

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013
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Nutritional measures taken during early childhood and school years can maximize developmental potential and lifelong health.

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013
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The Paris Declaration principles of ownership, alignment, and harmonization are key to ensuring the effectiveness of health aid.

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013
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Evaluations of social protection programmes have been much more comprehensive in Latin America than in sub-Saharan Africa.

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013
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Aid could play a vital role in helping developing countries to increase enrolments and improve educational quality.

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013
A primary school student erases the blackboard in his classroom, in Harar, Ehtiopia. © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The most robust effect on primary enrolment is obtained by aid to the category ‘education facilities and training’.

UNU-WIDER / Mar 2013

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